Jazmine,“Jazzy” is a rising senior at East High school and was a student at Denver School of Arts. A bilingual spanish speaker, she recently earned the Biliteracy Seal of literacy. She has been involved in philanthropy and leadership programs, serving on 2 youth boards including the Young Philanthropist foundation and the Young Americans Bank. It’s not surprising she led a #BlackLivesMovement protest in her neighborhood which has a controversial namesake.
Jazz’s activist marching roots began honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. annually. In 2019 she performed to over 2000 high school students singing the Black National Anthem. She leveraged her voice singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and speaking at a neighborhood demonstration honoring George Floyd. Her activism blossomed in the presidential 2016 election women’s march continuing with supporting the Pride and Juneteenth Festivals.
This well rounded, creative Environmentalist is in East Angel’s greenhouse, audiovisual clubs,honors choir, and city wide choir for 6 yrs. Her servant leadership includes WizKid’s tutoring underserved elementary kids and working with the Denver rescue mission.
This 17yr. social and environmental justice leader is an intern at Denver Parks and Recreation Department. Jazmine is intentionally preparing for higher education in her advanced placement studies in biology/environmental sciences. Jazzy hopes to be a student at a Historically Black College/University and study abroad concentrating on Botany or Agronomy. Ironically, her family legacy name given at birth is 2 flowers. Jazmine Lillie Pace is changing the world’s PACE and efforts protecting the planet, leading by example.